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Attorney David Wolkowitz is a practicing family law and divorce attorney whose no-nonsense approach is appreciated by clients who want to get their divorce done and move on with life. Unlike mediators who aren’t lawyers, Attorney Wolkowitz is able to act as a neutral conduit between people in a divorce while still relying on his varied and successful courtroom experience tot help guild both spouses to working solutions. Prior to founding The Wolkowitz Law Office, he worked for several other law firms. Before becoming a lawyer, he was a management consultant, adjunct professor, and journalist. While in law school he held externships with several judges in the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and was a clerk with the Cook County Public Guardian.
Attorney Rhonda Stuart is a seasoned family law and divorce attorney. She is a skilled negotiator and mediator, always see the big picture. Having a background in litigation, Rhonda is able to help divorcing people understand the true possible costs of not coming to a mediated agreement. Rhonda has represented clients of high net worth, and regular working people. As a mediator, her approach is to-the-point and aimed at helping people move on with life. Rhonda is a court-appointed special advocate, or CASA, in the Circuit Court of DuPage County, serves on the board of PCC Community Health Center, and is a representative on the Grinnell College Alumni Council. Rhonda earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law and her bachelor of arts degree from Grinnell College.